|Born||3 August 1949|
|Employer||Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)|
|Children||One daughter and a son with his wife|
After working for the AFN in the early 1970s, Egner joint the regional broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk in 1978, alongside his two friends and colleagues Thomas Gottschalk and Günther Jauch. He became well known to German television viewers when he hosted the entertainment game show Dingsda between 1985 and 1994. He also commentated for Germany at the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest, between 1995 and 2003 he hosted the ZDF show die Versteckte Kamera, for Sat.1 viewers he hosted the shows WWW – Die Witzigsten Werbespots der Welt, XXO – Fritz & Co and the German version of Tic-Tac-Dough.
Currently he hosts the radio shows Fritz und Hits and Stars und Hits for Bayern 3, in addition he also hosts the Christmas radio show Christmas Hits mit Fritz.
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